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Poster: tigerbolt Date: May 1, 2007 10:59pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: who...

max those two along with glassberg and jim vita and a host of others where great tapers.great work caputuring the music for us to listen and enjoy.collecting live music of different bands i've come to realize how good these tapers are.get a hold of some live zep or pink floyd aud recordings and you'll see what i mean.charlie miller has pushed the envelope when it comes to quality of sbd's and aud recording.top notch sources and excellant transfers and patch jobs on sbd's.he also works for steve kimock also.you see miller by the text you can't go wrong.also check out the guys doing mouth of the beast http://www.motb.org/ excellant jobs they are doing.here's a sample of what charlie miller has transfered for us to enjoy http://bt.etree.org/?search=charlie+miller&cat=0&incldead=1 spread the tunes far and wide.

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Poster: Chris Freedom Date: May 2, 2007 4:12am
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The Dead's enlightened taping policy also helped to cut out the taping for profit or bootleg syndrome that plagued so many bands.

I remember checking out some of the bootlegs of Zeppelin live in Japan or Pink Floyd etc... And as already mentioned the sound quality usually sucked. Deadheads taped as a labor of love not to make profit. It made all the difference in the world.

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: May 1, 2007 10:58pm
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what tiger is saying, is that if you listen to the live audience recordings of other bands, you come away with a deeper appreciation, not only for the fact that the GD allowed taping of their live shows, but also of how deadicated and devoted the GD tapers were; those Floyd and Zep and Hendrix, etc. recordings, while you may find a gem or two no doubt, are far inferior to what deadheads are able to enjoy and appreciate; we as fans truly are blessed to have such a catalogue of excellent audience recordings for us to listen to and discuss; no other band from the same era has such a rich and widely excellent range of live recordings, and all available to fans; some excellent audience sources come from the likes of Vita, Wise, Zimmerman, Glassberg, Moore, McCue, Weinberg ... you can rarely go wrong if you see their names in the torrent